Concert Listings: Nov. 11 to 17, 2015

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Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett will bring his ‘From Acolyte to Wolflight Tour’ to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 14.
The Land of Ozz: The Ultimate Ozzy Osbourne Experience will pay tribute to the rock star Nov. 13 at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe.
Robert Helmacy will conduct the Northern Tier Symphony in a classical concert Nov. 13 at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School.

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    CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

    F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre (570) 826-1100

    Jim Lauderdale, Nov. 13

    Steve Hackett, Nov. 14

    Gordon Lightfoot, Nov. 16

    Joe Nardone Presents ‘The Best of Doo Wop,’ Nov. 21

    Brian Setzer Orchestra, Nov. 25

    Wizards of Winter, Nov. 27

    The Struts, Nov. 29

    John Prine, Dec. 4

    Home for the Holidays: The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Dec. 5

    98.5 KRZ Presents ‘Let It Show 2015’ with Adam Lambert, Rachel Platten and Echosmith. Dec. 8

    Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas, Dec. 17

    Cabinet, Dec. 18 and 19

    Third Eye Blind, Dec. 20

    God Save the Queen, Feb. 5

    Music from Latin America: The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the Mambo Kings, Feb. 13

    Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano, March 4

    Dancing in the Streets: Motown’s Greatest Hits, April 13

    Joe Bonamassa, May 19

    Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township (800) 745-3000

    Trace Adkins, Nov. 13

    Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp. (800) 745-3000

    Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dec. 11

    Kevin Hart, Dec. 30

    Jeff Dunham, Jan. 29

    Blake Shelton, March 18

    Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0371

    The Land of Ozz with Mystic Rhythms, Nov. 13

    Frank Caliendo, Nov. 14

    Montgomery Gentry, Nov. 19

    Three Dog Night, Nov. 20

    A Night to Remember: Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash, Nov. 21

    Dark Star Orchestra, Nov. 25

    Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, Nov. 27

    Little River Band, Dec. 12

    Fuel, Dec. 18

    Get the Led Out, Dec. 30 and 31

    Umphrey’s McGee, Feb. 11

    Melvin Seals & JGB, Feb. 27

    Bruce in the USA, March 5

    Pink Floyd Experience, March 11

    Ryan Pelton, March 19

    Ronnie Spector & the Ronettes, April 8

    Buddy Guy, April 16

    Robin Trower, April 22

    Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0249

    Craig Thatcher’s Tribute to Jimi Hendrix, Nov. 13

    The Sixties Show, Nov. 14

    40-Story Radio Tower with the William T. Travis Band, Nov. 19

    The Glimmer Twins: Rolling Stones Tribute, Nov. 20

    Mary Fahl, Nov. 21

    Harvest Jam IV with Free Range Folk & Friends, Nov. 25

    In My Life: The John Lennon Tribute, Nov. 27

    Cast of Beatlemania, Nov. 28

    Twelve Twenty Four, Dec. 4 and 5

    Start Making Sense, Dec. 11

    Rockin’ Christmas with Craig Thatcher and Friends, Dec. 12

    40-Story Radio Tower with Craig Thatcher and Nyke Van Wyke, Dec. 17

    Splintered Sunlight Holiday Show, Dec. 18

    Peek-A-Boo Revue Holiday Show, Dec. 19

    Iconic Songs of the 70s, Jan. 2

    Dirty Bourbon River Show, Jan. 22

    Donna the Buffalo, Jan. 29

    Tusk: The Fleetwood Mac Tribute, Feb. 12 and 13

    Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

    Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute, Nov. 13

    Sleeping with Sirens, Nov. 22

    Railroad Earth, Nov. 27 and 28

    Hot Tuna, Nov. 29

    Alive! ’75: A Tribute to KISS, Dec. 5

    Mac Miller with Earthgang, Michael Christmas and Remember Music, Dec. 18

    Patent Pending, Dec. 19

    Billy Gibbons and the BFG’s, Feb. 6

    Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY (866) 781-2922

    The Ultimate Bradstan Reunion, Nov. 14

    Sunday with Friends Chamber Music Series, Nov. 22

    THIS WEEK: Nov. 11 to 17, 2015

    Dancing to Brooklyn, a Klezmer-influenced romp by composer Paul Schoenfield as well as pieces by Brahms and Stravinsky performed by musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, off Old Boston Road, Pittston. Nov. 12 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m. 570-270-4444.

    Navy Band Northeast, the Pops Ensemble performing traditional band music, popular standards and patriotic favorites. Berwick Area Senior High School, 1100 Fowler Ave., Berwick. 7 p.m. Nov. 12. Free.

    So Good for the Soul, a tribute to the music of Motown celebrating the best from Berry Gordy’s Detroit hit-making factory. Hazleton Area High School, 1061 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. $30, $10 students. 570-788-4864.

    The Land of Ozz: The Ultimate Ozzy Osbourne Experience, the tribute artists with special guest Mystic Rhythms, a band paying tribute to the music of Rush. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. 866-605-7325.

    Craig Thatcher Band, in a tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $25. 570-325-0249.

    Jim Lauderdale: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the multiple Grammy and Americana Music Association Award winning singer-songwriter. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    Trace Adkins, the country hitmaker, actor, author and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Program. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $80, $40, $25. 800-745-3000.

    Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $30, $20 advance; $32, $22 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Northern Tier Symphony, performing works by Richard Wagner, Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov and others. Tunkhannock Area Middle School, 200 Franklin St. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $10, $5 children and students. 570-981-9006.

    Greenwood Valley Boys, the country/bluegrass/gospel band. Bloomingdale Grange Hall, Grange Hall Road, Shickshinny. 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 14. $7. 570-256-7610.

    Anthracite Fields, the Pulitzer Prize-winning oratorio by composer Julia Wolfe performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the Choir of Trinity Wall Street, and illuminated by visual projections of scenic designer Jeff Sugg. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. $10. 570-270-2192.

    Performance Music, with the University of Scranton Concert Band. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Marywood Orchestra, a performance including Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 and Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.” Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Departing Washington DC for the Europeans Capitals, a concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including Igor Stravinsky’s “Dumbarton Oaks,” Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto No. 1 and Brahms’ Serenade No. 1. Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. 570-270-4444.

    Aztec Two-Step, the folk-rock duo performing favorites from its 44-year career. Harmony Presents Concert Series, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. $38, $34. 570-588-8077.

    The Sixties Show, a New York City-based multimedia show paying tribute to the music of the sixties. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Steve Hackett, the Genesis guitarist on his tour “From Acolyte to Wolflight” performing solo works along with Genesis classics. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. $75 (Gold Circle), $55, $29. 570-826-1100.

    Frank Caliendo, anecdotal stories by the stand-up comedian who had a decade-long run on NFL Sunday as Terry Bradshaw’s nemesis. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. 866-605-7325.

    Smooth Like Clyde, the five-piece, Harrisburg-based party band. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 10 p.m. Nov. 14. $10. 877-682-4791.

    Daniel Phillips, the renowned violinist, founding member of the Orion String Quartet, performing works by J.S. Bach, Schumann and Vivaldi. Also performing: Wyoming Seminary artists-in-residence violinist John Michael Vaida, cellist Christiane Appenheimer-Vaida, violist Amy Iwazumi and pianist Tsukasa Waltich. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 2 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 570-270-2192.

    Piano Master Class Concert, with local piano students conducted by Nelita True, professor of piano at the Eastman School of Music. Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Nov. 15 with sessions 2 to 3:30 p.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Free. 570-881-2118.

    Marywood Percussion Ensemble, a high-energy concert using more than 20 percussive instruments. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Polish the Gem Organ Recital, a celebration of the 13th anniversary of the dedication of the Berghaus pipe organ with organist Canon Mark Laubach. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. Nov. 15. 570-825-6653.

    Gordon Lightfoot, the veteran singer-songwriter celebrating his “50 Years on the Carefree Highway Tour.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. $71.50, $59.50, $49.50, $39.50. 570-826-1100.

    FUTURE

    In Concert, with the University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Montgomery Gentry, the hard-driving country duo. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 19. 866-605-7325.

    Three Dog Night, celebrating four decades of pop rock music. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 20. 866-605-7325.

    The Glimmer Twins, the Rolling Stones tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 20. $23. 570-325-0249.

    Joe Nardone’s The Best of Doo Wop, with the Platters, the Coasters, Gene Chandler and the Chantels. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Nov. 21. 570-826-1100.

    A Night to Remember, a re-creation of the 1956 jam session at Sun Records by the “Million Dollar Quartet” of Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 21. 866-605-7325.

    Mary Fahl, the expressive singer-songwriter formerly of October Project. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 21. $27. 570-325-0249.

    Billy Gibbons and the BFGs, a solo tour by the ZZ Top blues-rock guitarist. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 21. $55, $45, $35. 570-420-2808.

    Sons of Serendip, the 2014 finalists from “America’s Got Talent”: singer Micah Christian, cellist Kendall Ramseur, harpist Mason Morton and pianist Cordaro Rodriguez. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. Nov. 21. $35, $17 children. 570-389-4409.

    Marywood University Campus Choir, a performance of Randall Thompson’s “The Peaceable Kingdom,” a multi-movement a cappella work based on texts from the Book of Isaiah; and Benjamin Britten’s cantata “Rejoice in the Lamb.” Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Nov. 22. Free. 570-340-6000.

    All-Church Ensembles Recital, with performances by the adult, children’s and handbell choirs along with vocal and instrumental soloists including trumpeter Jeff Leas, the Ash-Jones-Weiss Quartet and piano-organ duo Beverly Bright and Kay Ten Eyck. First Presbyterian Church, 300 School St., Clarks Summit. 4 p.m. Nov. 22. Free-will offering. 570-586-6306.

    Generations Sing! The 14th annual concert celebrating ecumenical diversity and multigenerational singers. Sponsored by the Catholic Choral Society with the University of Scranton Concert Choir along with other regional guest choirs. St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Sleeping with Sirens, the Florida rock band with guests Welsh pop-punkers Neck Deep. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22. $22 advance; $25 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Brian Setzer, the guitarist, singer-songwriter and three-time Grammy Award winner and his 18-piece orchestra in his 12th annual “Christmas Rocks! Tour,” performing songs from his recently released album “Rockin’ Rudolph.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 25. $99 (Limited pit), $69, $59, $49. 570-826-1100.

    Dark Star Orchestra, a Grateful Dead tribute show re-creating a specific show from the group’s 30-year touring schedule. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 25. 866-605-7325.

    Railroad Earth, the annual “Horn O’Plenty” Thanksgiving shows. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 and 28. $29.50; $50 both nights. 570-420-2808.

    The Wizards of Winter, heavy metal and progressive rock combined with sounds of the season by the 11-member ensemble, four of whom are original members of Trans-Siberian Orchestra. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 27. $44, $34. 570-826-1100.

    In My Life — A Tribute to John Lennon, with Carlo Cantamessa, a long-time member of Cast of Beatlemania. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 27. $23. 570-325-0249.

    Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, the Grammy-winning, multi-platinum singer-songwriter and author, formerly with Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 27. 866-605-7325.

    Bruce Bruce, comedy and improv by the standup artist. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Nov. 28. $75, $65, $60, $55. 877-682-4791.

    Cast of Beatlemania, a show tracing all eras of the Beatles’ musical glory. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 28. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Christmas with the Choral Society, the annual concert of classic holiday fare performed by the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania along with its children’s and youth choirs. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Nov. 29. 570-343-6707.

    Hot Tuna, the American blues and roots duo. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. Nov. 29. $40, $35, $25. 570-420-2808.

    The Struts: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the UK-bred, modern-rock glam band. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 29. $15. 570-826-1100.

    Marywood Jazz Band, a concert of jazz standards and ballads by the 17-member group. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. Nov. 30. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Christmas in Vienna, the annual holiday concert by the Vienna Boys Choir performing Christmas carols and classics. Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3. $30, $15. Reservations: 570-674-6719.

    Cantores Christi Regis, a Christmas concert by the King’s College choral ensemble including traditional carols and contemporary choral works. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, North Franklin and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4. Free. 570-208-5900.

    Home for the Holidays, music of the season performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest conductor Victor Liva, tenor Mark Kratz, alto Jessie Hooker, the Ballet Theater of Scranton, the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania and surprise visitors. 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave.; and 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444.

    Guitar Ensemble Christmas Concert. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 570-340-6000.

    John Prine, the Grammy-winning “songwriter’s songwriter.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 4. $94.50 (limited pit seating), $79.50, $59.50, $49.50. 570-826-1100.

    Twelve Twenty Four, the high-energy, full-scale holiday rock orchestra playing the music of Trans-Siberian Orchestra along with original selections. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5. $25. 570-325-0249.

    Junior Wind Band Celebration, a concert by outstanding regional high school musicians. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 5. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Noel Night, the 48th annual concert with the University of Scranton Singers and chamber ensembles. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Dec. 5 with prelude at 7:05 p.m. and concert at 8 p.m. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Alive ‘75: The Ultimate KISS Tribute, with a re-creation of a KISS concert including fire breathing along with a KISS-Mart of merchandise and a Time Warp pre-show experience with live actors, audio-visual reels and poster art display. With openers Afterimage: A Tribute to Rush. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Dec. 5 with events beginning at noon and concert at 8 p.m. $49, $32. 570-420-2808.

    Marywood Chamber Singers, a concert including Morten Lauridsen’s “Mid-Winter Songs” and Francis Poulenc’s “A Night of Snow” along with holiday music. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. Dec. 6. Free. 570-340-6000.

    98.5 KRZ Presents ‘Let It Show,’ with Adam Lambert, Rachel Platten and Echosmith. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Dec. 8. $100 (VIP), $48.50, $38.50. 570-826-1100.

    Marywood University Wind Ensemble, a concert of holiday favorites. Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the symphonic rock band performing its Yuletide tale “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” about a young runaway who breaks into a theater and experiences ghostly images from the concert hall’s past. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 3:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 11. 800-745-3000.

    Little River Band, the Australian pop-rock band with special guest Fran Cosmo, former lead vocalist of rock band Boston. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 12. 866-605-7325.

    Craig Thatcher Band: Rockin’ Holiday, rock-tinged versions of traditional Christmas songs with a lineup of guest musicians. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 12. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Empty Stocking Benefit Concert, with the University of Scranton Brass Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Admission is one new toy, children’s clothing or cash donation. 570-941-7624.

    Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas, an evening of Irish music and step-dancing with the Irish-American supergroup led by flutist Joannie Madden. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17. $36, $26. 570-826-1100.

    Cabinet: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the annual hometown holiday shows by the roots band weaving bluegrass, country and folk music. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 18 and 19 with different sets each night. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    Mac Miller, the Pittsburgh hip-hop artist with Earthgang, Michael Christmas and Choo Jackson. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. $27.50 advance; $30 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Fuel, the post-grunge band with original member Brett Scallions. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. 866-605-7325.

    Splintered Sunlight’s Grateful Dead Holiday, a tribute concert. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. $20. 570-325-0249.

    Patent Pending, the holiday tour of the pop-punk band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 6 p.m. Dec. 19. 570-420-2808.

    Peek-a-Boo Revue Holiday Extravaganza, a seasonal show by Philadelphia’s premiere burlesque troupe. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 19. $25. 570-325-0249.

    Third Eye Blind, the platinum-selling artists with guests The Wombats and Grizfolk. Presented by Fuzz 92.1 (WFUZ) at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 20. $92.10 (VIP Meet and Greet), $57.50, $37.50, $27.50. 570-826-1100.

    Kevin Hart, the award-winning actor and comedian on his “What Now?” tour. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Dec. 30. 800-745-3000.

    Get the Led Out, the Philadelphia-based Led Zeppelin tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 30 and 31. $29 advance; $34 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Jim Breuer, the “Saturday Night Live” and Comedy Central comedian. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Jan. 2. $55, $45. 877-682-4791.

    Winter Suites, pieces by Bach and Crumb performed by Alberto Parrini, principal cellist of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, off Old Boston Road, Pittston. Jan. 21 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m. 570-270-4444.

    Pennsylvania Sound Summit, a 12-hour music marathon with two stages of music as well as craft vending, multiple bars and a restaurant. Performers include Flux Capacitor, Still Hand String Band, The Royal Noise, Mystery Fyre, Cocktail Party Phenomenom, Rogue Chimp, Mason Porter, Appalachian Gypsy Tribe, Chestnut Grove, Mountain Ride, Whiskeyhickon Boys and The Mighty Susquehanna. Rolling Pines, 335 Golf Course Road, Berwick. Jan. 23 with doors at noon and music 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. $40 advance; $45 day of show. 570-739-7385 or jibberjazz.com.

    Jeff Dunham, the acclaimed comedian and ventriloquist on his “Perfectly Unbalanced Tour.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 8 p.m. Jan. 29. 800-745-3000.

    God Save the Queen, a tribute band to prog-rockers Queen, from its beginnings in 1973 to its latest album “Made in Heaven,” released after Freddie Mercury’s death. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Feb. 5. $76, $48, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

    Polish Baltic National Philharmonic, works by Chopin and Beethoven (including his Fifth Symphony). Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. Feb. 6. $32, $16. 570-389-4409.

    Billy Gibbons and the BFGs, a solo tour by the ZZ Top blues-rock guitarist. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 6. $55, $45, $35. 570-420-2808.

    Umphrey’s McGee, the veteran progressive-rock band playing hits from its two-decade career. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11. 866-605-7325.

    Music from Latin America, a pops concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with special guests The Mambo Kings. 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton.; and 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444.

    Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania, love songs from Broadway and the American Songbook. Shopland Hall, Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 4 p.m. Feb. 14. 570-343-6707.

    The Clothesline Muse, with jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon and company in a multi-disciplinary work using dance, music, spoken word and video to examine the role of the clothesline in shaping American culture and traditions. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. $25, $12 children. 570-389-4409.

    Melvin Seals and JGB, the Hammond B-3 organ player formerly of the Jerry Garcia Band performing a mix of blues, funk, rock and jazz. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. 866-605-7325.

    From the Fjords: Music of Scandinavia, performed by concertmaster Erica Kiesewetter and pianist Fei-Fei Dong of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, off Old Boston Road, Pittston. March 3 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m. 570-270-4444.

    Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano, the multi-Grammy Award-winning Chicano rock band joined by the dance troupe reflecting the traditional costumes and culture of Mexico. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 4. $48, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

    Land of the Midnight Sun, a concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic celebrating Scandinavian composers including Carl Neilson, Edvard Grieg and Jean Sibelius. Kirby Center for the Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 8 p.m. March 5. 570-270-4444.

    Bruce in the USA, a band paying tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 5. 866-605-7325.

    The Pink Floyd Experience, a tribute band utilizing interpretive videos, plane crashes, the flying pig and Bulb Man. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 11. 866-605-7325.

    Blake Shelton, the reigning five-time Country Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year and coach of NBC’s show “The Voice.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. March 18. SOLD OUT. 800-745-3000.

    Beginnings, performing the classic hits of progressive-rock group Chicago. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. March 19. $15. Age 21 and older. 877-682-4791.

    Ryan Pelton, the international, award-winning Elvis tribute artist, actor and singer-songwriter. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 19. 866-605-7325.

    Borealis Wind Quintet, the preeminent chamber-music ensembleperforming on flute, horn, clarinet, oboe and bassoon. Hazleton Area High School, 1061 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. March 30. $30, $10 students. 570-788-4864.

    Ronnie Spector & the Ronettes, the ultimate girl group and members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 8. 866-605-7325.

    Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic on Location, a 75-minute, intermission-free concert spotlighting organist Mark Laubach performing Saint-Saens “Organ Symphony” along with other works for organ. 7 p.m. April 9 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; and 3 p.m. April 10 at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. $35. 570-270-4444.

    Dancing in the Streets: Motown’s Greatest Hits, a celebration of the music of the Four Tops, the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie, the Supremes, Smokey Robin & the Miracles and more. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 13. $50.50, $45.50, $40.50. 570-826-1100.

    Buddy Guy, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and winner of six Grammy Awards and 34 Blues Music Awards. With Jimmie Vaughan & the Tilt-A-Whirl Orchestra. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 16. 866-605-7325.

    Robin Trower, the blues rocker and former member of Procol Harum performing with Richard Watts on bass and vocals and Chris Taggart on drums. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 22. 866-605-7325.

    Allison Miller, the New York City-based percussionist and singer with her group Boom Tic Boom. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. April 27. $20, $10 children. 570-389-4409.

    Jukebox Junction, a big band musical revue through four decades of popular music by the Glenn Miller Orchestra with the Diamonds. Hazleton Area High School, 1061 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. April 28. $30, $10 students. 570-788-4864.

    An Evening of Opera Overtures and Arias, the season finale of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic concerts with opera pieces by Verdi, Puccini, Saint-Saens and Mascagni. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. May 6. 570-270-4444.

    Joe Bonamassa. The blues-rock and guitar legend returns to the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 19. $125, $99, $89, $79. 570-826-1100.

    Briggs Farm Blues Festival, three days of live blues music on two stages including a Sunday gospel blues session with Alexis P. Suter and the Ministers of Sound. Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. July 8 to 10. 570-379-3342 or briggsfarm.com.

    Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett will bring his ‘From Acolyte to Wolflight Tour’ to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 14.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.13-Concerts-Kirby-SteveHacket.jpgGenesis guitarist Steve Hackett will bring his ‘From Acolyte to Wolflight Tour’ to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 14.

    The Land of Ozz: The Ultimate Ozzy Osbourne Experience will pay tribute to the rock star Nov. 13 at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.13-concerts-land-of-ozz.jpgThe Land of Ozz: The Ultimate Ozzy Osbourne Experience will pay tribute to the rock star Nov. 13 at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe.

    Robert Helmacy will conduct the Northern Tier Symphony in a classical concert Nov. 13 at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.13-concerts-north-tier-conductor-robert-helmacy.jpgRobert Helmacy will conduct the Northern Tier Symphony in a classical concert Nov. 13 at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School.